Information for Newly Hired Career and Technical Education (CTE) Teachers in South Carolina

Welcome to the South Carolina Career & Technical Education Work-Based Certification Pre-Service/In-Service Training Program website. This website is an up-to-date source of information for teachers completing the initial professional education requirements for work-based teacher certification. The program addresses the needs of a new career and technical education teacher. It is coordinated by the South Carolina Department of Education, Office of Career and Technical Education.

Program Requirements


"I enjoyed the ideas given for the first-week icebreakers and things to do to get organized like daily agendas and lesson plans."  - Angela Young

"Loved learning how to write a lesson plan & what the unit plan was. loved it!!!!" - Harriet Parker

Aspects that were most valuable to this course are:
-being informed on where standards are located
-activities to use in the classroom
-guidelines on lesson plans, syllabus, etc.
-the importance of classroom expectations and structure" - Heather Minton

"All the resources, real-life examples, and links provided are very helpful for building a foundation for moving forward." - Jamie Agius

Everything regarding this class was useful and valuable. I am so glad I was able to attend this class before entering the classroom." - Kristie Schmaltz

"Being able to use helpful websites (including and creating actual documents (Safety Test, Lesson Plan, Rubric, etc.) was very helpful (to see the process)." - Steven Holcomb